Description

    H. G. Wells Sends a Post-Card to His Friend,
    Holbrook Jackson

    H. G. Wells Autograph Note Signed. One page, 5.5 x 3.5 inches, Brig [Switzerland], September 22, 1907. Written on the blank verso of a printed post-card and addressed to Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948, British journalist, writer and publisher) on the recto, with Jackson's name and address in Wells' hand. He writes: "My dear Jackson, I'm looking forward to your G. B. S. [Jackson's Bernard Shaw, Richards, 1907] (which is at home awaiting me) with much interest & cunning [?]. My many thanks for it. I'm writing my Jimmy [?] to send you a copy of the two stories so soon as he returns from a brief holiday of his own. I expect to be home in a week to ten days. Yours H. G. Wells". Card a bit toned, upper corner creased, some very minor smudging. Still, a very good item. From the Larry McMurtry Collection of H. G. Wells.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 246

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 April 7 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $851,081